How to undertake surveillance and reconnaissance: From a civilian and military perspective

Henry Prunckun

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How to Undertake Surveillance and Reconnaissance offers you a systemic way to learn about these fascinating subjects-what they are and what they are not. In doing so, it will teach you how to employ the unique trade craft associated with these interesting occupation in order to help you plan and carry out your own recon missions. In a world of growing complexity, you cannot afford to learn by trial-and-error or guess-work. This book steps you through the background to surveillance and reconnaissance, describe their use, and explain how they are conducted. It also looks at the essential pieces of equipment and training necessary to carry-out a successful mission. In addition, it discusses what's required to plan for a recon mission. Moreover, you'll learn how you can effectively deal with the reconnaissance efforts of your opposition who are targeting you - counter-reconnaissance. Each chapter of this well referenced and thoroughly indexed book contains a list of key words and phrases, study questions, and a few learning activities that will assist you with your study of reconnaissance.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPen and Sword Books
Number of pages147
ISBN (Print)9781473833876
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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